The table below looks at the statistics for Star Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Star Schema over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 78 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 17 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.00% - 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £394 £395
% change year-on-year
-22.53% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
Star Schema
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
442 444 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.97% 28.70% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 252 332
Average daily rate £340 £300 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 14
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +82.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Star Schema across the West Yorkshire region.

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Star Schema
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Star Schema across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Star Schema Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Star Schema
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Star Schema within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 15 £289 -
Halifax - - - -
Star Schema
Yorkshire

Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Star Schema also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Star Schema.

1 17 (85.00%) XML
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (55.00%) Performance Improvement
4 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) XHTML
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (25.00%) Ajax
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 2 (10.00%) UNIX
9 2 (10.00%) Toad
9 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (10.00%) NHS
9 2 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (10.00%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (10.00%) PuTTY

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Star Schema also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Star Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Toad
1 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) XML
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) XHTML
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Performance Improvement
1 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica
2 1 (5.00%) Business Objects